Yesterday's News 2-27-17

Someone Should Do A Word Cloud On Android Vs. iPhone Users

MikeNM

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February 27, 2018

A Crash Course In Animation's Past - The history of animation before and through Walt Disney.

Mining Conclusions From The Data - When you read reports on studies, there are red flags that stand out. Derek Lowe is an organic chemist whose blog In The Pipeline makes an exceptional meta-commentary on science news, especially the . . .

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Yesterday's News 2-26-2018

Wondering When Someone Will Want To Preserve The Burger King Xbox Games

MikeNM

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February 26, 2018

The Internet From Space - Elon Musk debuts another step in his world domination plan. If he shaves his head and starts fighting an alien superhero, I wouldn’t be all that surprised.

Smart Cities Is Just A Buzzword - Bruce Sterling on why Smart Cities are a sham.

How To Write About Cyber Security - A style guide to cybersecurity writing.

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Yesterday's News 2-23-2018

I keep Worrying That I Published One Of These With 2017 In The Title

MikeNM

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February 23, 2018

Intel Hides Its Mistakes From The Man - MacRumors has a story that Intel hid the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities from the US Government until they were widely reported to the public. This entire affair is going to hurt the company for a long time regarding public trust, though their dominant market position likely means they won't . . .

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Political Pragmatism

A Plea For Boring Government

MikeNM

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February 22, 2018

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I think about what Hunter S Thompson would have had on tap for the vulgar impropriety of the Trump era. Never has it been more evident that the slick sheen that sticks over the corruption of Washington is a polite fiction. The thing is that Trump understands that he has all the people cynical enough to believe the only solution is a complete . . .

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Yesterday's News 2-22-2018

Shoutout To Any Python Scripts Reading This

MikeNM

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February 22, 2018

AI Self Competition Nets Better Fakes -Technology Review has an interesting description of a new machine learning tech. Two AIs are paired one is set with the task of creating fake images and intersperse them with real photos. The other AI is configured to spot the fakes and report how it found them. Then the first AI learns and makes better . . .

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Yesterday's News 2/21/2018

If you want to buy one of those $5k Kindle Books Use the Affiliate Link Please

MikeNM

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February 21, 2018

I'll Take The Ultimate Wash Option - I mean I’d prefer they just 3D print me a new body, but this will do.

Facebook Mines Its Users For Data About Inequality - Though I think that most of us have made peace with Facebook doing whatever they want, their insistence that they use their vast userbase as actual guinea pigs for . . .

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Yesterday's News 2/20/2018

I Really Hope No One Else Came Up With Linus' Law

MikeNM

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February 20, 2018

Brain Plasticity Study - A study looks at people who suffered a stroke as infants, and how their brains adapted to develop language normally, giving more data about the way brain plasticity works.

David Tennant On Good Omens - I am exceedingly excited about this show. Good Omens was the book that introduced me to Terry Pratchett. (I was . . .

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